Thanks to new technology, communication demands and instant data access, the amount of information available to us is rapidly increasing.
The problem is that we have had to absorb all this without any preparation or training. Many people find it stressful and feel themselves slowly sinking in a sea of data.
The scale of the problem
Although information overload is a fairly recent phenomenon, it is already causing casualties. Managers often feel that they have to keep up with the information flow in order to perform ...